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SHOWING 57 FILMS FROM IRELAND
Farthest

FARTHEST

  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 120 minutes
  • Directed By: Emer Reynolds
  • Country: Ireland
On the 40th anniversary of Voyager’s twelve-billion-mile flight (and counting), experience a comprehensive behind-the-scenes account from those who built and nurtured this unprecedented deep space achievement. Emer Reynolds creates a vivid celebration of curiosity and exploration for the most audacious project in human history, and one of humankind’s greatest successes. |Read More
Female Director(s), Documentary
Foxes

FOXES

  • Release Year: 2011
  • Runtime: 15 minutes
  • Directed By: Lorcan Finnegan
  • Country: Ireland
A young couple trapped in a remote estate of empty houses and shrieking Foxes are beckoned from their isolation into a twilight world.

Screening as part of the Shorts: Fallout program. |Read More
Guard

GUARD

  • Release Year: 2011
  • Runtime: 96 minutes
  • Directed By: John Michael McDonagh and John Michael McDonagh
  • Country: Ireland
Curmudgeonly small-town sergeant Gerry Boyle (Brendan Gleeson, In Bruges) has a confrontational personality, a subversive sense of humor, a dying mother, a fondness for prostitutes, and absolutely no desire whatsoever to work with a straight-laced FBI agent (Don Cheadle) in from the States on a cocaine-smuggling case. Venerable Irish character actor Gleeson fills his acid-tongued cop with an irreplaceable charm, and his banter with Cheadle will leave you in stitches. |Read More
Thriller, Comedy
Hideaways

HIDEAWAYS

  • Release Year: 2011
  • Runtime: 90 minutes
  • Directed By: Agnès Merlet and Agnès Merlet
  • Country: France, Ireland, Sweden
The Furlong men have unusual powers. Grandpa goes blind when he thinks of sex, Dad fries electronics when he's afraid… but young James has a far more fearsome power. After losing everyone he loves, he flees to the woods to live alone. But when he's discovered by a beautiful teenage cancer patient, their romance leads James on a journey back to civilization. Agnès Merlet (Artemisia) directs this whimsical fable about learning to live with the curses—and blessings—we inherit. |Read More
Drama, Female Director(s)
Jimmys Hall

JIMMYS HALL

  • Release Year: 2014
  • Runtime: 109 minutes
  • Directed By: Ken Loach
  • Country: U.K., France, Ireland
James Gralton returns from exile and reopens a public dancehall, bravely pushing back against the sharply drawn religious and political margins of his time. Ken Loach (Winner, Palme-d'or 2006, The Wind that Shakes the Barley) paints a romantic drama about a leftist leader, and a 1930s Ireland that celebrates free speech and thought in the face of oppressive dogma. A Sony Pictures Classics Release. |Read More
Drama
Lotus Eaters

LOTUS EATERS

  • Release Year: 2011
  • Runtime: 78 minutes
  • Directed By: Alexandra McGuinness and Alexandra McGuinness
  • Country: U.K., Ireland
The bright young things of London's social elite lead an existence as languorous and lavish as it is self-destructive. At the center is Alice, a stunning ex-model unable to keep up with the high standards of living her peers feverishly chase. Alexandra McGuinness' directorial debut presents a contemporary black-and-white portrait of overlapping cliques of friends struggling to get their lives under control before they fall numb to it all. |Read More
Drama, Female Director(s)
Mister Lonely

MISTER LONELY

It takes great talent to make a sky jumping nun and her BMX bike evoke a sense of sublime euphoria. Harmony Korine (Gummo) pulls it off in this poetic rumination on identity and art. Cast includes Diego Luna, Samantha Morton, Denis Lavant, and Werner Herzog. |Read More
My Brothers

MY BROTHERS

  • Release Year: 2010
  • Runtime: 84 minutes
  • Directed By: Paul Fraser and Paul Fraser
  • Country: Ireland
When 17-year-old Noel accidentally breaks his dying father's most prized possession—a cheap wristwatch—he and his two cheeky younger brothers "borrow" the boss' bread van for a clandestine quest to replace it. But what begins as a quick road trip soon turns into an emotional odyssey for the boys. A longtime writing collaborator of Shane Meadows (Somers Town, TFF '08 award winner), Paul Fraser makes a stellar feature directing debut with this poignant and bitingly funny family journey. From the producers of The Eclipse. |Read More
Noreen

NOREEN

  • Release Year: 2010
  • Runtime: 18 minutes
  • Directed By: Domhnall Gleeson and Domhnall Gleeson
  • Country: Ireland
Two cops discover a dead body in a cottage and get more than they bargained for in Noreen. |Read More
Ondine

ONDINE

  • Release Year: 2009
  • Runtime: 103 minutes
  • Directed By: Neil Jordan and Neil Jordan
  • Country: USA, Ireland
Academy Award®-winning filmmaker Neil Jordan (The Crying Game) weaves a visually arresting tale of a lone fisherman (Colin Farrell) who pulls in the sweetest catch of his life—a mermaid-like beauty. But as their passion grows, their dark pasts come to light, and the real world begins to threaten their fairy tale romance. This stunning film will challenge your senses and imagination as fantasy and reality clash on the big screen. |Read More
Drama
Pentecost

PENTECOST

  • Release Year: 2010
  • Runtime: 11 minutes
  • Directed By: Peter McDonald and Peter McDonald
  • Country: Ireland
When altar boy Damian receives a priestly pep talk he has a decision to make in Pentecost. |Read More